The Work-Play Balance

“Health without force is like hardness without elasticity.” — Miyamoto Musashi Oooohhh… this is a tricky one. I had to really sit back for… well, a few days so that I could think about this quote. Usually with philosopher’s quotes you can find the context pretty easily and at least figure out the general idea. But this quote almost sounds like a riddle or a … Continue reading The Work-Play Balance

Finding a Work-Around

“You must understand that there is more than one path to the top of the mountain.” — Miyamoto Musashi Everybody has heard the metaphor that people use to describe how life is full of problems that you need to conquer; usually something along the lines of “Push to the top” or “Keep climbing.” Obviously these metaphors hold some value because people repeat them on their … Continue reading Finding a Work-Around

Uniting the Mind and Body

“It is difficult to understand the universe if you only study one planet.” — Miyamoto Musashi Martial Arts. Something that’s been in existence since as long as we can remember in one way or another.  For the general population, martial arts are thought of as something that’s used to hurt people. After all, their main purpose is to help people defend themselves; sometimes in order … Continue reading Uniting the Mind and Body

Ignorance Might Not Be So Blissful After All…

“There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance” – Socrates As we’ve discussed before, knowledge is power. That’s something we’ve known for as long as we can remember and something we’ve been told since even before then. Knowledge is power because other people can’t take it from us. So if knowledge is power, why then is ignorance such a rival for it? If … Continue reading Ignorance Might Not Be So Blissful After All…

Knowledge is Power

“The only source of knowledge is experience.” — Albert Einstein  If knowledge is power, then words are weapons… but also sources of happiness, satisfaction, confusion, anger, joy, pain, and Being.  Knowledge is something that people are made to strive for as soon as they’re born. There’s tv shows made for children, toys to help them understand how things work and develop their brain so that … Continue reading Knowledge is Power